Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced that the club has assigned forward Jeff Hoggan to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League).
Hoggan was recalled by Boston on an emergency basis on Saturday, March 29 and recorded three hits in the Bruins 2-1 overtime loss to Buffalo on Sunday, March 30. Sunday marked Hoggan's first appearance for Boston this season.
The 30-year-old Hope, British Columbia native has played in 67 AHL games this season for Providence, tallying 28 goals and 30 assists and an AHL-best +37 plus/minus rating. Hoggan split last year between Boston and Providence, playing 46 games for Boston and registering two assists and playing 22 games for Providence while tallying four goals and seven assists.
With three games remaining in the regular season, the Bruins travel to New Jersey to face the Devils on Wednesday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. ET and will then play the Senators in Ottawa on Friday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Bruins host Buffalo at 7:00 p.m. ET in their final game of the 2007-2008 regular season on Saturday, April 5 at the TD Banknorth Garden.